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Old 05-27-2012, 10:59 PM   #3016
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What I wouldnt give to ride those mountains......and smell all those street spices.......and stay in that tent...... and eat that food...........
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Old 05-27-2012, 11:06 PM   #3017
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Thanks for lettin us tag along radioman. Keep havin fun!
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Old 05-28-2012, 01:20 AM   #3018
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What I wouldnt give to ride those mountains......and smell all those street spices.......and stay in that tent...... and eat that food...........
What they said!
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Old 05-28-2012, 01:21 AM   #3019
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Glad you found some people to help you push the bike. I had to push mine over Chang la all alone
Stayed at pang too. If you guys find a yak hotel, ask the lady if she had seen my sunglasses (red tinted ones)
Grand willow is where stayed too, remember that Mikey? All seems to be a re-run of our run to leh.
And oh, Mohan is probably the BEST mechanic in entire kashmir. Did you notice how many bikes break down during the climb? Did you break the push road or something else?

Oh by the way, you got to ride a truck in himalayas, How cool is that
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Old 05-28-2012, 04:49 AM   #3020
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Wow... Thank you so much for doing this ride and sharing it with all of us. It's beyond beyond. I'm sitting back waiting for the next installment, Rocky Patel and coffee in hand
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Old 05-28-2012, 05:12 AM   #3021
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Yes new report!
What a great mountain passes!!! Absolutely stunning.

The thing that really is memorable to me is how clear the sky is... to me it felt like you just could take out your contactlenses and throw them away. Never saw so far, so clear. Amazing.

By the way... staying in them tents is really great! Enjoyed that too.... (freezing cold in the night).
..... but came back with campilobacter-bacteria.... (not too bad losing a few kilo's).
.... and easily fixed with some antibiotics (after some months).

Keep posting! I'll be waiting for that.

Pic.... tents at the Everest by nigt... somebody woke me up.... miss, miss... we have a clear view on Everest!!
(actually.... we three days of clear sky at the Everest).


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Old 05-28-2012, 06:59 AM   #3022
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Wow... Thank you so much for doing this ride and sharing it with all of us. It's beyond beyond. I'm sitting back waiting for the next installment, Rocky Patel and coffee in hand
Wow! Great photos very funny too,loved the shirt!the signs were hilarious also. By the way this is from Natalie
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Old 05-28-2012, 07:07 AM   #3023
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This is some buzz. Thanks for the journey and experiences.
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Old 05-28-2012, 07:16 AM   #3024
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Wow, Mark! What an adventure!

I agree with iDave about the coffee comment...'cept I couldn't drink anything reading that. My cup stayed in my hand as I scrolled through your words and pictures, sometimes not wanted to breathe.

Safe riding...I'm going to check your SPOT tracker now...
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Old 05-28-2012, 11:43 AM   #3025
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Old 05-28-2012, 11:55 AM   #3026
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More about the great time in Leh later.... Off to ride to the highest motorable road in the world!
Another awesome adventure! Sweet looking Enfield too! Jealous!!
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Old 05-28-2012, 12:18 PM   #3027
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STUNNING.........I can only imagine the experience.
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Old 05-28-2012, 02:22 PM   #3028
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Mark and Bill, THANK YOU for that last installment. That was the best cup of coffee I've sipped in a very long time, thanks entirely to your words and photos! . Just WOW!!!!!!!



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Old 05-28-2012, 02:51 PM   #3029
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Being from the PNW (or many other laces in North America) I find that I (we) often take what we have for granted and am often disappointed or at the very least underwhelmed by so called "breathe taking scenery" ...I dont think you can say that of India....I will ride that road one day....hopefully sooner than later. Until then I can live vicariously through you.
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Old 05-28-2012, 05:52 PM   #3030
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you should make a DVD about your trips! awesome!
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